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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2021 Event Photos

2nd Annual Yarn Storm in Cobb County, Georgia by Cobb County E-MDT and LiveSAFE Resources

Walk and stroll, yoga and tai chi at the park, and resource fair hosted by Wise & Healthy Aging and LGBTQ Older Adults Program of The LGBTQ Center Long Beach, California

Green Lake County, Wisconsin

Area Agencies on Aging and Meals on Wheels Programs, Salt Lake County, Toole County, and Six Counties, Utah

Building Strong Support for LGBTQ Elders virtual event hosted by the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)

Columbia County, Wisconsin

Vilas County, Wisconsin

St. Croix County, Wisconsin

WEAAD parade in Bayfield County, Wisconsin

Statewide WEAAD events hosted by Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

WEAAD event activities hosted by Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc. in Rochester, NY

Adult Services, Adult Protective Services, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program,  Northwest Region of Florida Department of Children and Families

WEAAD Proclamation, Tempe, Arizona

Senior Advocacy Services joined partner agencies in raising awareness of WEAAD in Sonoma County, California

Burnett County, Wisconsin

Guilford County Family Justice Center, North Carolina

Montgomery County, Maryland

Milestones Area Agency on Aging, Iowa

Reno, Nevada

WEAAD Proclamation and event, Kentucky

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging STAFF carried signs and participated in a walk to raise the awareness of elder abuse around areas of Cleveland Heights, OH

Las Vegas, Nevada

Community Action Team (CAT) – Columbia, Clatsop, and Tillamook Counties, Oregon

Rock County, Wisconsin

WEAAD pizza party in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The US Attorney’s Office in Puerto Rico organized and hosted a webinar with the Elder Justice Task Force for long term care facilities’ owners and caretakers on June 15 to mark WEAAD

Oneida County Department of Social Services, Wisconsin

WEAAD banner in downtown Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin

The Philip Howard NORC program hosted an elder abuse education virtual workshop facilitated by Talia Orband, LMSW from Kings County District Attorney’s office

WEAAD in Missouri

Waukesha County, Wisconsin

WEAAD event for older adult refugees in Bardarash, Iraq, hosted by the Swedish Development Aid Organization

Special Thanks to Judith D. Tamkin

We are sincerely appreciative to Judith D. Tamkin for her gift to help establish the USC Center on Elder Mistreatment’s website. Her deep and personal commitment to eradicating elder abuse is helping to reshape our understanding of elder abuse and ultimately save innumerable older adults from abuse and neglect.